As a native Oregonian, Mikayla has spent her entire life admiring the beauty and diversity that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a degree in Family and Human Services, she made her home in Portland. While working as a teacher for five years, Mikayla came to the realization that her passion lies in making connections, building relationships and helping people achieve their happiness. In addition to her natural ability to connect with people and make them feel right at home, she has an eye for interior design and architecture. In her free time, Mikayla enjoys taking long walks through the neighborhoods of Portland, reading and practicing yoga.